Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager for Web is affected by a command injection vulnerability (CVE-2015-5018)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Access Manager for Web allows attackers to run arbitrary commands on the Operating System of the appliance. An attacker with access to the LMI could use a command injection attack to gain elevated access to the appliance.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-5018
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Access Manager for Web allows attackers to run arbitrary commands on the Operating System of the appliance. An attacker with access to the LMI could use a command injection attack to gain elevated access to the appliance.
CVSS Base Score: 8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106462 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Access Manager for Web 7.0 appliances, all firmware versions

IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0 appliances, all firmware versions

IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 appliances, all firmware versions

Remediation/Fixes

The table below provides links to patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README file included with the patch.

Product name VRMF APAR Remediation
IBM Security Access Manager for Web
(appliance-based)
7.0 - 7.0.0.18 IV78780 1. Apply 7.0.0 FP19:
7.0.0-ISS-WGA-FP0019
IBM Security Access Manager for Web 8.0 - 8.0.1.3 IV78768 1. For 8.0-8.0.1.2 environments, upgrade to 8.0.1.3:
8.0.1-ISS-WGA-FP0003

2. Apply 8.0.1.3 Interim Fix 3:
8.0.1.3-ISS-WGA-IF0003
IBM Security Access Manager 9.0 IV78768 1. Apply 9.0.0.0 Interim Fix 1:
9.0.0.0-ISS-ISAM-IF0001

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References

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Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

February 12, 2016: Added Acknowledgement
December 11, 2015: Added link to 8.0.1.3 IF 3.
December 1, 2015: Original version published.

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information


More support for:

IBM Security Access Manager for Web

Software version:

All versions

Operating system(s):

Appliance

Reference #:

1970510

Modified date:

2016-02-11

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